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    Unusual Saxon Wappen

    Does anybody have a photo of one of these wappen they would be willing to share with us, never saw one like this. Photo is of a man from the 5th Kompanie, Ersatz Batl., Infanterie Regiment 106 photographed in Leipzig, 16 February 1916.
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    K.k. Gendarme 1915

    Photo of K.u.K. Gendarme Vizewachtmeister Franz Unterholzner. The 3 6-pointed stars on his collar indicate his rank of Vizewachtmeister (sergeant). He's armed with the Mannlicher Model 1890 Gendarmerie Repetier-Carabiner M1890. These carbines are also known as Österreichisches Extra-Corps-Gewehr...
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    Prosit Neujahr 1898

    Commercial postcard produced by Wilhelm Steinberg, Breslau. The soldier who mailed this greeting belonged no doubt to 9. Badisches Infanterie-Regt. Nr.170 (Offenburg, III Bn Donaueschingen) XIV Armee Korps. Prussian soldier depicted armed with Gewehr 88, next to a sentry box painted in the...
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    Herzen viel Glück und Gesundheit zum Neuen Jahr (1916)

    Photo of Reichesbahn Männer canceled in Ostrolenka, Poland on 22 December 1915. Stamped on reverse "Gepru1 Ueberwachungstelle Lorrach, XIV Armee Korps. One armed man with a side by side double barreled shotgun. The message at the reverse: Dated 22 Dezember 1915. Abß. [= Absender:] Ernst...
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    Slonim / Rußland Sylvester 1916/1917

    A group of Alte Armee officers celebrating New Year's Eve 1916. On the reverse: Honim [?] / Rußland Sylvester 1916/17 N.
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    Silvesterabend 1917

    A dug out or bunker chorus celebrating Silvesterabend, New Year's Eve 1917. On the reverse: Zum Andenken an den Silvesterabend 1917. Memento of New Year's Eve 1917.
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    Prosit-Neujahr 1918

    Happy New Year 1918. Happy New Year 2014 to All!
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    Schutztruppe Medals I.D. Help

    Can any of you decorations aficionados please help me I.D. these two awards please? This CDV is a portrait of a man identified on the reverse of the photo as a Schutztruppe Deutsch-Südwest Afrika - Sanitäts - Feldwebel. No date on the card at all. Not being a collector of Imperial German Medals...
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    Schutztruppe Deutsch-Südwest Afrika - Sanitäts - Feldwebel

    I would like to share this CDV I recently acquired of a Schutztruppe made at the studio of R. Schubert in Berlin W.Potsdamerstr. 3. In gold embosed letters: Auf Wiedersehn! The marker at left says Veste Windhoek, indicating he was destined for Deutsch-Südwest Afrika, (Present day Namibia) the...
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    Truppenübungsplatz Neuhammer am Queis, Niederschlesien 1907

    Happy Easter! Soldaten in this photo dated 30 Juni 1907, canceled in Neuhammer am Queis, (I am thinking in the Truppenübungsplatz Neuhammer am Queis). All armed men with Rifle 88 and Sidearm 71. The helmets are M95 with chin scales and gilt first pattern Grenadier wappen. M95 waffenrocks many...
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    Frohliche Weihnachten

    Merry Christmas! Landsturm Men of the 39th Infanterie Brigade, Tenth Armeekorps armed with Gewehr 88 rifles and S71 bayonets. Sign reads "Merry Christmas Munster 1914." Dated Munsterlager, 23 Dezember 1914.
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    Bavarian 3rd Infantrie Brigade

    I recently came across a photo of Bavarian Landsturm with 3rd Infantrie Brigade collar dogs. On reverse they are identified as being from the 4th Komp. Landsturm Inf. Batl. Kempten, 84. Landwehr Brigade. 13 Mai 1915. The photograph appears to be in remembrance of being awarded Bavarian Military...
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    Bavarian Militärverdienstkreuz

    I recently came across a photo of Bavarian Landsturm with 3rd Infantrie Brigade collar dogs. On reverse they are identified as being from the 4th Komp. Landsturm Inf. Batl. Kempten, 84. Landwehr Brigade. 13 Mai 1915. The photograph appears to be in remembrance of being awarded Bavarian Military...
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    Who Am I?

    Greetings All! Does anybody have any idea who this fellow is? Not dated, but is from a studio in Brussels. He is armed with a Gewehr 88/05 rifle, and S71 bayonet.
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    Baden Feldgrau Tschako Part 2

    I originally posted this photo back in April, which highlights a Baden Sturmmann wearing his feldgrau M1860 tschako with Baden wappen. His collar dogs identify him as a member of the 56th Infantry Brigade. (Circa August 1914 - April 1915). The photographer has added his name to the negative...
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    What do you think?

    Was going through some photos today, and two cut down photos I had gotten added to a full sized PK I had bought several months ago turned up. It is cut down to about 3.25" x 3.0". At reverse is a cancellation stamp dated 28 June 1915. Part of the S.B stamp is there, -ep. Ers. Batl. Res. I- the...
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    Leezen 1905

    Here is a photo in which the unit has eluded identification. It is dated 17 Juli 1905, and cancelled postally in Leezen, which is in the vacinity of Schwerin. Being that the postal cancellation was from the other side of the lake from Schwerin, and the shoulder straps appear white, they might be...
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    Shoulder Board

    Can anybody identify this shoulder board? This fellow was photographed with a couple of kameraden in Zossen Ubungsplatz in September 1914.
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    Baden Feldgrau Tschako

    Came across this Landsturm man recently. The highlight of this photo (no, not the Gew 88 ) is his feldgrau M1860 tschako with Baden wappen. His collar dogs identify him as a member of the 56th Landsturm Brigade. Circa August 1914 - April 1915.
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    Prussian pre-1891 cockade

    Came across a Prussian cockade recently that I picked up for my LG helmet that has the screw type attachments for chin scales & cockades. It is a mannschaft Prussian cockade, but it is 55mm, and it is larger than the cockades on my M15. The center hole is about 8mm and fits perfectly onto the...
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